Karen Gustina has worked in the Human Service field for over 35 years. In that time, she has worked at several WNY area agencies in a variety of positions starting out as relief staff at a residence and then moving to Day Services and then to Quality Assurance.
Her career with sasi started in 2001 as the Director of Community Support Services which included oversight and guidance of residential supports, MSC and Community Services.
In her current position of Executive Vice President of Operations & Day Services, Karen oversees the day program supports side of sasi as well as clinic, operations, employment, SAGE, Moving Miracles and High Hurdles.
Karen’s experience has encompassed working with people of all ages with a developmental disability. She notes that the one constant throughout her career has been the dedication of people working in the field to provide quality supports.